New Living Translation
But a married man has to think about his earthly responsibilities and how to please his wife.
King James Bible
But he that is married careth for the things that are of the world, how he may please his wife.
Darby Bible Translation
but he that has married cares for the things of the world, how he shall please his wife.
World English Bible
but he who is married is concerned about the things of the world, how he may please his wife.
Young's Literal Translation
and the married is anxious for the things of the world, how he shall please the wife.
1 Corinthians 7:33 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:33 But the married careth for the things of the world - And it in his duty so to do, so far as becomes a Christian. How he may please his wife - And provide all things needful for her and his family.
"Lo! where yon cottage whitens through the green, The loveliest feature of a matchless scene; Beneath its shading elm, with pious fear, An aged mother draws her children near, While from the Holy Word, with earnest air, She teaches them the privilege of prayer. Look! how their infant eyes with rapture speak; Mark the flushed lily on the dimpled cheek; Their hearts are filled with gratitude and love, Their hopes are centered in a world above!" The Christian home demands a family religion. This makes …
Samuel Philips—The Christian Home
The Apostolic Scriptures.
It Is, Therefore, the Present Necessity that we are to Avoid...
But Lest any Should Think that of Two Works...
Another said, 'I now have a wife, so I can't come.'
The hired hand runs away because he's working only for the money and doesn't really care about the sheep.
1 Corinthians 7:32
I want you to be free from the concerns of this life. An unmarried man can spend his time doing the Lord's work and thinking how to please him.
1 Corinthians 7:34
His interests are divided. In the same way, a woman who is no longer married or has never been married can be devoted to the Lord and holy in body and in spirit. But a married woman has to think about her earthly responsibilities and how to please her husband.
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